We can trap particles for a real amount of time. We don't need to slow them down. But just because you asked, we can slow down the speed of light in a vacuum by first putting it through a different medium. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slow_light
That doesn't mean [...], but it does mean, generally, getting off of the computer.
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People who go to conferences are the ones who shouldn't.